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Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Mavericks Defeat Rivals in Back to Back Wins

Lamar Hunt Jr.'s ECHL team won their second game in a row on November 8 against rival team, the Wichita Thunder.


Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/11/2015 -- The Missouri Mavericks, owned by Lamar Hunt Jr., won the November 8 game against their rival team the Wichita Thunder. The win came immediately after a November 7 win against the Thunder which featured a 1-0 shutout bu the Mavericks thanks to goalie Parker Milner.

Milner was able to lead the Missouri Mavericks to victory in both games this week, allowing one goal scored by the Wichita Thunder in the combined 120 minutes of regulation play. The Mavericks lead the November 8 game with two points before the Thunder were able to score against Milner in the second period.

The November 8 victory gave the Mavericks a total of 8 points in the 2015-16 ECHL season. The Mavericks continue to lead the Independence Cup Series with the most points collected so far against the Thunder.

The next Mavericks game will feature the rivalry again as the Mavericks face the Thunder for another away game at the INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, KS on Friday November 13.

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About the Missouri Mavericks
The Missouri Mavericks are a professional ice hockey team based in Independence, Missouri and the proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders (NHL) and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The Mavs are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the ECHL—the Premier 'AA' Hockey League in North America, led by General Manager Brent Thiessen and Head Coach Richard Matvichuk. Founded in 2009, the Mavericks are entering into their seventh season in franchise history at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. Missouri competed for five seasons in the (now defunct) Central Hockey League (CHL) before formally joining the ECHL on Oct. 7, 2014 ahead of their 2014-15 campaign. Lamar Hunt Jr. was announced as the new President and Owner of the Missouri Mavericks on Feb. 6, 2015.

About Lamar Hunt Jr.
Lamar Hunt, Jr. founded and participates in the Loretto Companies group that includes the Kansas City based private charitable organization Loretto Foundation, LLC. One of the major goals of the foundation, besides making contributions to charities, is to educate the public about what the Christian faith has to say about business and our work in the world. Hunt is also the owner of the Independence, MO hockey team the Missouri Mavericks, LLC (member of the East Coast hockey League).